Cavalierly
Cavalierly Cav`a*lier"ly, adv. In a supercilious, disdainful, or haughty manner; arrogantly. --Junius. [1913 Webster]

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  • cavalierly — adv. Cavalierly is used with these verbs: ↑dismiss …   Collocations dictionary

  • cavalierly — cavalier ► NOUN 1) (Cavalier) historical a supporter of King Charles I in the English Civil War. 2) archaic or literary a courtly gentleman. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing a lack of proper concern. DERIVATIVES cavalierly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • cavalierly — adverb in a proud and domineering manner he treated his staff cavalierly • Syn: ↑disdainfully • Derived from adjective: ↑cavalier, ↑disdainful (for: ↑disdainfully) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cavalierly — adverb see cavalier II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cavalierly — See cavalier. * * * …   Universalium

  • cavalierly — adverb In a cavalier manner. Syn: superciliously, haughtily, disdainfully, curtly, brusquely …   Wiktionary

  • cavalierly — adv. disdainfully, indifferently, carelessly, thoughtlessly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cavalierly — cav·a·lier·ly …   English syllables

  • cavalierly — /kævəˈlɪəli/ (say kavuh learlee) adverb 1. in a cavalier manner. –adjective 2. characteristic of a cavalier; arrogant …   Australian English dictionary

  • disdainfully — adverb 1. in a proud and domineering manner he treated his staff cavalierly • Syn: ↑cavalierly • Derived from adjective: ↑cavalier (for: ↑cavalierly), ↑disdainful 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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